Spirited Marin Holiday Marketplace benefits a new trio of nonprofit organizations every other year. The criteria is simple: Organizations servicing the most vulnerable children, adults, and families in Marin County, as well as enhance values that hold a community together: empathy, kindness, engagement, and support.
Integrated Community Services
Integrated Community Services’ mission is to forge partnerships between individuals with disabilities and our community to create a diverse and inclusive place for us all.
They are a cross-disability employment and independent living services provider that equips people with any disability to make their own choices as they integrate into our community and live as independently as possible. Their goal is to build a thriving community where people with disabilities are active, equal members.
Turning Green is a global student-led movement devoted to cultivating a healthy, just, and thriving planet through education and advocacy around environmentally sustainable and socially responsible choices. They inform, inspire, and mobilize a global network of students to become visionary catalysts for sustainable change in their lives, school campuses, and local communities.
Through their programs—Project Green Challenge, Conscious Campus, and Conscious Kitchen—Turning Green mobilizes youth to become active around issues that directly impact personal and environmental health. With resources, powerful online and offline programs, lifestyle and campus initiatives, as well as strong leadership and mentorship opportunities, Turning Green prompts transition from conventional to conscious living in collaboration with academic institutions, businesses, organizations, policy makers and global leaders.
Youth In Arts
Youth in Arts builds visual and performing arts skills through innovative and in-depth programs that foster confidence, compassion and resilience in students of all abilities. They develop capacity among educators and teaching artists, advocate for equitable access to arts education, and offer opportunities for youth to share their creative voices.
Youth in Arts’ programs Artists in the Schools and Arts Unite Us provide residencies in music, theater, dance, new media and visual arts to students of all abilities. Their Intensive Arts Mentorship programs—`Til Dawn and C Street Project—provide opportunities for advanced teens to grow their artistry.
Youth in Arts’ foundation is built on the power of the arts to change students, as well as their families and communities. The work of YIA allows students of every age, background, and ability to have access to the arts.